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Search for and Filter Photos

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To search for a photo in your project's Photos tool.

Things to Consider

  • Required User Permissions:
    • 'Read Only' permissions or higher on the project's Photos tool. 
  • Additional Information:
    • Procore will automatically categorise uploaded photos containing specific categories. You can then enter one of these categories as a search term to locate photos for that category. See Search for Types of Photos Using Smart Search below.


Search for Photos
  1. Navigate to your project's Photos tool.
  2. Enter a word or phrase in the Search bar. The following fields can be searched:
    • From the Timeline View
      • Filename
      • Description
      • Comments
      • Location
      • Trade
    • From the Album View
      • Album name
      • Photos within albums
        • Filename
        • Description
        • Comments
        • Location
        • Trade
  3. Click Search.
Search for Types of Photos Using Smart Search

Procore intelligently labels photos when they are uploaded so that you can search for them by category term later. Photo detection begins upon upload and may take up to 15 minutes for categories to be applied.

  1. Navigate to your project's Photos tool.
  2. Enter one of the following terms into the Search bar:
    Note: The search terms are not case-sensitive, but the spelling must be exact.
    • Piping
    • Aerial
    • Framing
    • Paper
    • Electrical
    • PPE or personal protective equipment
    • Fencing
    • Retail
    • Earthwork
    • Facade
    • Overhead
    • FFE or furniture fixtures equipment
    • Bathroom
    • Heavy machinery
    • Rebar 
    • Nighttime
  3. Click Search.
Filter Photos
  1. Navigate to your project's Photos tool.
  2. Click the Add Filter menu.
  3. You can filter by the following options:
    • Location
      • Search for photos that are not associated with a location by selecting, 'None'.
      • Include photos that have sub locations attached to the location you're searching by clicking, 'Include Sub-Locations'.
    • Starred
    • Privacy
      Note: You must have 'Admin' permissions to use the Privacy filter.
    • Date Taken
    • Uploaded Date
    • Uploaded By
    • Album
      Note: This is only shown in Timeline view.
  4. Click the menu that appears to add additional filters.


If you would like to learn more about Procore's construction photos management software and how it can help your business, please visit our construction site photos software product page icon-external-link.png.